08 November 2002 to 09 November 2002
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Kate Adie, Andrew Bamji, Jonathan Black, Emma Chambers, Sarah Crellin, Paul Gough, Oliver Green, John Keane, Gabriel Koureas, Brian Morgan, Mike O’Mahony,

Regent Street campus

In association with University College London and the National Portrait Gallery.

Accompanying the exhibition at UCL on Henry Tonks, surgeon and artist.


  • Kate Adie, BBC Chief News Correspondent, “War through the Media”
  • Andrew Bamji, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup, “Henry Tonks and the Portraiture of Disfigurement: a Medical View”
  • Jonathan Black, University of Newcastle, “‘Pain with Stoicism’: Masculinity, Self-control and the Image of the Wounded British Soldier in the First World War Art of C.R.W. Nevinson, Eric Kennington and Charles Sargeant Jagger”
  • Emma Chambers, University College London, “Remaking Faces in Art and Surgery: Henry Tonks’ Plastic Surgery Pastels”
  • Sarah Crellin, Independent Art Historian, “Plastic Arts: Sculptors and Surgeons in the Great War”
  • Santanu Das, St. John’s College Cambridge, “‘Deep Into His Body’, Anatomy, Knowledge and Trauma in First World War Nurses’ Narratives”
  • Paul Gough, University of the West of England, Bristol, “The Importance of the Front-Line Orderly and Stretcher-Bearer in the Iconography of the Western Front”
  • Oliver Green, Head of Collections, London’s Transport Museum, “Down the Tube: Underground Art on the Home Front”
  • John Keane, Imperial War Museum’s Official Recorder during the Gulf War, “Work and Experiences in the Gulf War”
  • Gabriel Koureas, Birkbeck College, “Shell Shock, Dreams and Facial Disfigurement - Censoring the Male Body”
  • Brian Morgan, Honorary Archivist, British Association of Plastic Surgeons, “New Techniques of Plastic Surgery”
  • Mike O’Mahony, University of Bristol, “The Agony and the Ecstasy: Two Conflicting Views of the Impact of Combat on the Soldier”.

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